Stringing LP copy upside down possible

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  1. DonHowell

    DonHowell Member

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    Hello:

    I really love Albert Kings style of blues playing. I am wanting to string a LP copy upside down with the high E on top and Low E on bottom:

    Low E (towards feet)
    A
    D
    G
    B
    High E (towards head)

    My concern is that the tun-o-matic bridge is angled, so will I be able to intonate the guitar correctly? Any help or suggestions (besides telling me to "by a left handed guitar" or asking "why would I want to do this") will be helpful.

    Thanks

    Don
     
  2. Drawde

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    Wouldn't you need nut work also? I don't think the low thicker E string would fit in the high thinner E nut slot.
     
  3. TylerE

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    If you really want to do this I would advise picking up some cheapo used lefty Chibson and doing it on that.
     
  4. soulohio

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    lamento informarte
    this cannot happen
    in this univers
    inverse tachyon beam rule
     
  5. Drawde

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    You're only out a set if strings if it doesn't work...
     
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    Sure it would be fine for a rhythm player, as long as you're not needing frets past the 17th, it would be useable.
     
  8. deadbeat son

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    Yes, it will have some compromises and limitations, but yes it can be done.
     
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    McCartney's Hofner isn't flipped over...it is a Lefty Bass.
     
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    You can do it if you concentrate.
     
  11. DonHowell

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    Yes, that would not be a problem. The only problem I see is in regards to the offset tunomatic bridge
     

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